Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Tiny white lines on wallpaper

02 Nov 2017   #1
mark4supra

 
 
Tiny white lines on wallpaper

Hi!
My laptop has a resoultion of 1366x768. So obviously i will download 1366x768 wallpapers.
But when i use the wallpaper small white lines appear on left. But when i use the 1280x720 version the line dissappears. And when i check the 1366x768 image in windows photo viewer the line isnt there. I changed the position in personalization, didnt ix it. You can see a bit of the line in the screenshot.




Attached Thumbnails
Tiny white lines on wallpaper-untitled.jpg  
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
02 Nov 2017   #2
mrjimphelps

Linux Mint 18.2 xfce 64-bit (VMWare host) / Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit (VMWare guest)
 
 

I can't see any white lines. Perhaps there is a problem with your monitor or your graphics adapter. Or maybe something else which is local to your computer.

If you display the "white line" images as wallpaper on another computer, do the white lines show?

By the way, what OS are you running? Your System Specs say only that your OS is "64".
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Nov 2017   #3
mark4supra

 
 

Os is windows 7 64 bit. There isnt a problem with the screen as the 1280x720 wallpaper works fine.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

03 Nov 2017   #4
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu
 
 

One thing that it could be is an issue with the actual LCD/LED Panel.

A lot of the panels now used in Laptop devices are not designed for Computer use, but are actually those for TV use. TV output does not always fill the complete 16:9 aspect ratio so case bevels are designed to cover up the white lines produced,

An UnderScan or Overscan is used to fill the screen. With a true image that you get from the computer output the overscan has to be set differently for an image that is exactly correct to the size/aspect requirements, than for a broadcast TV image . Unfortunately although this is correctable on a case by case basis (every panel is unique in the settings required) the controls for this are not available to the user.

The fact that the larger images display correctly is likely to be due to the resize algorithm used adding the extra line back in to the image

Unfortunately there is not much that can be done with the issue as unlike the older CRT monitors that came with user controls for video lock, Height, Width Etc for control of the analog signals . these are only found on panels used in specific computer Monitor applications.

You will sometimes see that the graphics chip is showing that it is set to 59Hz instead of the standard 60Hz and creating a custom screen setting to change this may correct the issue although it could also make the screen totally unusable so you would need to set the information apply and let the screen automatically reset if it does not work, I would only do this with a laptop if I had access to an alternate external monitor/TV
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Tiny white lines on wallpaper




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Two white vertical lines on screen unseen before
I use Windows 7 Home Premium SP1. I started using a new 17" 4:3 monitor. Afterwards, two white vertical lines (borders ?) appear on the two sides of the black content area of a few program windows when maximized. For instance (IrfanView, whole screen):...
General Discussion
White lines in web-pages.
I'm passing this one on from a friend who's having an issue. These white lines appear on his monitor (see pic) but only when he's in a web-page, apparently. At other times it's OK. He seems to have ruled out most of the usual suspects. Any ideas? Wenda.
Graphic Cards
Skyrim - Keeps flashing white lines
Hello Whilst playing Skyrim "it automatically detected Ultra High Settings on my AMD Radeon HD 7850 graphics card, with updated drivers" white lines began flashing, then odd shapes started appearing on the screen. I tried it in low quality and still the same problem. Surely such a graphics card...
Gaming
Screen goes to blue,white,blk lines when opening an jpg
I just installed Win7 x64 and whenever I open an image (jpg) the monitor screen goes to blue and white lines with dashed black lines. This also occurs on occasion when I open menus or use an application that requires openGL. I did run Video Memory stress Test v1.7 to see if there were any problems...
General Discussion
Black or grey&white lines crash
I hope you can help me solve this problem: About a month ago I've upgraded my rig, and since then I'm encountering black or grey and white screeb crash when I'm watching videos on youtube or embedded youtube videos (something like this or this ). But I can play DX9 or DX10 games like Half Life 2,...
BSOD Help and Support


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:44.
Twitter Facebook Google+